The Regional Workshop on DevInfo took place in Beirut from 7 to 10 July 2008. The workshop has been organized by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in partnership with the United Nations Development Group (UNDG), UN country offices, and the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC).
The workshop opened on July 7, 2008 at the UN House, Beirut, Lebanon. Atilla Karaman, a Researcher, represented the SESRIC thereat and gave a speech on behalf of Dr. Savas Alpay, Director General of the Centre. The objective of the Workshop was to provide the participants with training on DevInfo in order to build a field of expertise in compiling and managing databases, as well as bringing them up-to-date with the most recent upgraded version of the software. The workshop participants were representatives from the National Statistical Offices and Ministries of Health of 13 OIC Member Countries. The participants had the opportunity to see the new features and tools of the "Users" and "Database Administration" interfaces of DevInfo.
Please visit : http://www.escwa.un.org/information/meetingdetails.asp?referenceNum=775E for more information.